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Changing Health Care for Good

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Welcome to A Higher Standard

Before we ask you to prioritize patient care, we first set a higher standard for teaching, advising, supporting and sustaining your pursuit as a future doctor.

Everything we do at Kansas City University aims to support and improve student success.
Marc B. Hahn, DO, FAOCA President and CEO

Why KCU?

  • Leading Health Sciences University
  • Top Clinical Partnerships
  • Expanding Research Opportunities
  • World-Class Faculty
  • Global Health and Military Medicine Tracks
  • Meaningful Outreach and Service Experiences
  • Inclusive Campus Community

One Medical School — Two Exceptional Campuses

#1 Leading producer of physicians for the State of Missouri
>99% Average residency placement rate over the past three years
10,000+ Physician alumni worldwide
9th Most Impactful Medical School in Primary Care
5th Largest private medical school in the nation
30% Of KCU alumni practice in underserved areas

Meet Our KCU-COM Leadership

W. Joshua Cox, DO Executive Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine & Vice Provost for Medical Affairs Bio +
Sharon Gustowski, DO Kansas City Campus Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine Bio +
Kenneth Heiles, DO Joplin Campus Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine Bio +

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KCU offers medical training opportunities for qualified applicants with a dream of becoming doctors.